Head of Strategic Procurement,
Special Field of Expertise
Expert in strategic purchasing, responsible for the development of purchasing strategies for a comprehensive range of products & services in different industries, such as Automotive, ICT, Energy, Health & Pharmaceutical and Consultancy.
Management and continuous optimization of the purchasing processes, to achieve cost reductions while maintaining or improving the quality of supplies and services. Directing procurement professionals and team leaders. His procurement team is responsible for the preparation of calls, needs assessments, market analysis and drafting the tendering strategy and documents.
Responsible for recruiting and evaluation of purchasing professionals, team, and individual employee development. Experience in staff training at the BBG’s in-house Public Procurement Academy, teaching strategic public procurement.
Formal Education and Career History
- Master’s in educational and Political science
- More than 22 years of experience in the field of Public Procurement in the Ministry of Defence and the Austrian Central Purchasing Body (BBG)